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Djibouti Country News

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:19:59 GMT
Djibouti sees Islamic finance sector expanding, aims for sukuk  -  Zawya
Djibouti, a country of less than a million people located on the Horn of Africa, is a relative newcomer to Islamic finance, having introduced sector-specific legislation in 2011, but authorities hope it can increase banking penetration in rural areas ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:43:58 GMT

Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) Report of stranded migrants in Obock, Djibouti (September 17 - October 26)  -  ReliefWeb
Funded mainly by the US PRM, IOM Djibouti provides assistance to stranded Ethiopian migrants who renounced their irregular journey to Yemen and who seek assistance at the MRC in Obock for their voluntary return in their country of origin. Through its ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:43:23 GMT
SANY Shows Chinese-built Power in Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Project  -  Military Technologies
The standard-gauge railway runs 751.7 kilometers long, connecting Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia and Djibouti, one of the largest modern ports in East Africa, with the total investment of US$4 billion. As the first electrified railway in Africa ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:07:27 GMT
Ethiopia's lifeline to the sea  -  African Law & Business (ALB)
Backed by China, Ethiopia has constructed a USD 4 billion railway between Addis Ababa and Djibouti. Simon Lofthouse QC of Atkin Chambers looks at the pitfalls and disputes that can arise in such a project and the future of infrastructure projects in ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:23:07 GMT

Djibouti Remote Monitoring Report, October 2016  -  ReliefWeb
The Xays/Daada coastal rains (October to February) started early and have so far been above average in most areas of Djibouti. The rains have further improved pasture conditions and increased milk production and sales. However, the improvement has ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 21:22:55 GMT

Pause for Thought: North Korea could join the ICC if Kim Jong-un wanted to  -  Daily Maverick
As with Burundi, Djibouti, Venezuela and other places where human rights mean the right of the president to do as he likes, they simply asked to join. No scrutiny, or expulsion when they erred. Technically, Kim Jong-un or the Saudis could sign up, then ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:08:09 GMT
Weekly actual topics in Azerbaijan (Oct. 24-28)  -  Trend News Agency
Creation of a free trade zone (FTZ) in Azerbaijan around the Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat settlement is a project with a great future, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority (DGZ), said in an exclusive ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:37:19 GMT

Baku Port, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority sign MoU [UPDATE]  -  AzerNews
The Port of Baku, the oldest and largest port on the Caspian Sea, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority. The document was signed by Director-General of the Port of Baku Taleh Ziyadov and Chairman ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:41:46 GMT

Djibouti - Population Movement (MDRDJ002): DREF Operation Final Report  -  Reliefweb
On 26th March 2015, the escalation of fighting between the opposition groups in Yemen resulted in the displacement of thousands of people. Up until 27th October 2015, about 2,691,464 people were affected by the conflict (UNHCR statistics). Among them ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:43:59 GMT

Geothermal to help Djibouti fuel ever increasing electricity demand  -  ThinkGeoEnergy
With an ever increasing electricity demand, the country of Djibouti in Africa is looking at ways to build the development of new electricity generation capacity on renewables. This summer we reported on the signing of an MOU with Toshiba on the ...